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2009-02-03 07:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif. and CUPERTINO, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Leading search engine Ask.com, an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI) with 76 million monthly unique users, and Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), whose Norton brand is the world's security market share leader for consumer software and services, today announced a multi-year, strategic partnership to deliver the best answers and even safer search results on the Web. Together, Ask.com and Symantec developed Safe...

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2008-11-24 13:40:00

Antivirus software maker Symantec Corp. presented a new report showing that cyber criminals are developing new techniques when it comes to stealing and selling personal data. The report shows that hackers are becoming more patient, rather than ravaging everything they can gain access to.  Conversely, some hackers are becoming specialists, by stealing only a very specific thing from their attacks. Modern hackers want access to the compromised companies' payment-processing systems, and...

2008-10-14 09:00:23

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), makers of Norton security software, today announced its new remote PC help service, Norton Premium Services (www.norton.com/tuneup), designed to deliver convenient, no hassle PC assistance. Now, both non-Norton and Norton customers benefit with trusted, remote PC help. The service provides comprehensive PC help offerings including a Norton PC Checkup Service (available 24x7) to identify performance problems, provide a custom PC report card and identify hidden...

2008-10-07 09:00:25

Symantec Vision -- As part of its Information Risk Management (IRM) strategy to secure and manage unstructured information such as email and online collaborative content, Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced Symantec Brightmail Gateway 8.0, its new messaging security platform. Formerly known as Symantec Mail Security 8300 Series, Brightmail Gateway 8.0 introduces new sender reputation technology allowing organizations to protect their unstructured information such as email, instant...

2008-09-17 15:00:12

Today at VMworld 2008, VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW), the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop to the datacenter, announced the second wave of technology partners to join the VMware Alliance Affiliate Initiative. These new Alliance Affiliate partners build on the success of current participating technology partners, including CA, Dell, EMC, LeftHand Networks, McAfee, NetApp, Riverbed, and Vizioncore. Participation in the VMware Alliance Affiliate Initiative provides technology...

2008-09-16 09:00:30

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the expansion of Symantec Protection Network, with the immediate availability of Symantec Online Remote Access beta release, helping businesses securely access their files and applications on their computer regardless of physical location. Symantec Online Remote Access, powered by pcAnywhere, is the third service offering since the Symantec Protection Network launch in February and builds on the success of Online Backup and Online Storage for...

2008-08-12 09:00:55

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), makers of Norton security software, announced the availability of Norton Safe Web beta, a Web site rating service that makes the Internet a safer place, whether shopping, watching video, downloading music or just surfing the Web. Leveraging the power of Norton Safe Web beta, users can easily differentiate safe Web sites from malicious ones by observing the visual site ratings delivered within everyday search results from top sites like Google, Yahoo! and Live...

2008-07-29 09:00:41

Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced an upgrade to Symantec Network Access Control, providing comprehensive enforcement for managed endpoints, guest users and unmanaged devices. Symantec is helping customers reduce overall cost and simplify network access control deployment by integrating the on-demand client into Symantec Network Access Control. In addition, consolidated network access control policy configuration and management for managed and guest users can all be done through the...

2008-07-16 09:00:41

CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwire - July 16, 2008) - Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC), makers of Norton security software, today announced that Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division and Toshiba of Canada Limited will include Norton 360 or Norton Internet Security 2008 on all of its laptop computers. Toshiba will offer a full-featured complimentary 60-day introductory subscription of Norton security software in English, Spanish and French to its laptop customers in North...

2008-06-24 02:29:37

The U.S. Senate has designated the month of June as National Internet Safety Month to "provide the citizens of the United States with an opportunity to learn more about the dangers of the Internet and the importance of being safe and responsible online." Senate resolution S. RES 567 asks the assistance of national and community organizations to "provide information and training that develops critical thinking and decision-making skills that are needed for Internet safety." Answering this...


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